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FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
was the reverend jeremiah wright. mike emanuel is live in washington. reverand wright became a controversial figure during the 2008 campaign. what did then senator obama say about him in that summer of 2007? >> reporter: he made reference to the trinity church of christ saying that's where he met reverend wright and introduced him to a man named jesus christ and mr. obama praised his long-time pastor. >> i have got to give a special shoutout to my pastor, the guy who puts up with me, counsels me, listens to my wife complain about me. he's a friend, and a great leader. so please, everybody, give an extraordinary welcome to my pastor dr. jeremiah wright, the united church of christ. where's he at. there he is. that's him. that's him right there. [applause] >> reporter: earlier in 2007 reverend wright had become a controversial figure and political problem but clearly in front of that audience mr. obama felt comfortable praising his pastor. he compared the response to katrina to the 9/11 attacks and florida. bill: what are they saying about the video surfacing now? >> reporter: the obama campaign says
FOX News
Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >> bill: listen, i'm not allowed to bring up jeremiah wright. >> you're not? >> bill: no, i mean because -- he knew nothing about jeremiah wright's radical islam. nothing. >> where is the screaming headline about attacking governor romney's religion? you will not see it. >> bill: these guys go on -- their little buddies, go on "meet the press," all the sunday shows, and i watch. why don't you put up the screen "i will cut the deficit in my first term. this is a one-term proposition." >> headline in the "new york times," romney paid a 14% tax rate. they never said he paid almost $2 million in taxes. >> and where is the evidence about the sullying of the religion? what is he basing that on? >> bill: look, he nearly lost his life when he was on a mission. he's donated a fortune to his church and charities. i mean, you know, can you
CNN
Sep 28, 2012 2:00am PDT
school. later if you look at jeremiah wright, there are common themes running through all of these guys. then i just take the ideology of the father and i compare it with the actions of the son. and i say, look, it's like a detective story. does the jigsaw fit? and it turns out that if you look at obama's actions, even now in the middle east, it looks like what he's trying to do is scale back american power, and allow indigenous influence within the region to gain power. >> you draw a lot of parallels with yourself, and obama. i want to watch a little bit about that and i wonder why. >> we were both born in the same year, which is 1961. we both went to an ivy league school. in his case columbia, later harvard. in my case dartmouth. we got our bachelor's degree, we graduad the same year, '83. we were married in the same year, 1992. we both have a kind of mixed race background. >> almost like you have some sort of kinship with the president. why did you do that? >> well, if i look at other presidents they're so remote from my own life. but with obama, i think a part of what makes him inte
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